Silaja Birks


Silaja is currently Head of Foundation Partnerships at UNICEF UK. Before this, she was Manager for International Programmes at Tate, developing Tate’s strategic partnerships projects with international museums. Earlier, she was Head of Programmes in Tate’s development office, leading the team responsible for raising funds in support of learning, exhibitions and conservation programmes.

In a voluntary capacity, Silaja is also a trustee of Book Works and recently participated in Diaspora Dialogues, a project run by International Alert focused on the reconciliation process in post-conflict Sri Lanka.